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about books. >> what role does religion play? it seems to be important in who is going to have children and who is not, but it's in the sense of belief that in attendance the church services or other participation. can you talk about that a little bit? >> it is a fascinating subject because it has changed. if you go back and look at the national statistics report the demographers back then looked at the catholics and protestants and as it happens. over the years conflict fertility increase and demographers said this was the end of catholic fertility. they were no longer special but instead something much more interesting happened. it no longer mattered what your actual belief was to the matter if you were jewish or more men are catholic or protestant. all the matter is how often you attended your services and so there's a straight line between the increased fertility etc. so if you go once every two months your fertility is higher than if you go not at all and if you go once a month it is higher still. if you go once a week it is higher still and not only that but your ideal fertility.
seeing these new attacks on the religion in the former soviet union. >> since 22 years ago, things changed again. the spiritual landscape, the political landscape, economy, is changing drastically in all of those countries. the countries that once were freed from the oppression of the soviet union. and in those countries and central asia, like uzbekistan, where radical islam is coming into more effective -- in many cases, oppression. >> wendy: how is the church responding? >> as we're talking today, wendy, churches are responding tremendously. under persecution. pastors are thrown to prisons, bibles are confiscated, and bibles are destroyed in uzbekistan, but we see the house churches are growing by every day. so the church is growing tremendously underground. >> wendy: is the increase in religious persecution coming from the russian government? >> you know, there is a constitution that is telling us there is separation between church and government. so based on all of this political development, or religious political developments, the evangelical church is very much in the minori
question. i'm tackling that tough topic of sex and religion. >> wow. >> in today's ask allison. i'm doing it! >> wow. all right. plus, virginia's newest multimillionaires say they won't let wealth change them, except for one bigupgrade. first, good morning holly. >> reporter: there she is, princess tiana on the ice. some of the many disney characters that are in town now for disney on ice treasure trove at the verizon center where we are live and coming up live we're going to get a behind the scenes look at how they bring this all together so they can deliver the magic to you and your family. stay with us for that. >> can't wait, holly. check it out. 9:21now before we take you to break. beyonce fans, tickets to her july 30th d.c. show go on sale in about 40 minutes or so. tony! >> i'm already trying. i'm already trying. >> act fast, tony. all of you, too. tickets to the first show sold out in less than a minute when they went on sale monday. >> come on, pick up. >> we're not going, folks. be right back.  >>> a fredericksburg man and his wife were likely smiling through their 80-mil
that politics and religion should never be discussed in polite conversation. but the united methodist church is doing just that -- discussing whether to change church doctrine added in 1972 that declares homosexuality incompatible with christianity.
drowning out the voice of religion, the voice of faith. >> cardinal wool also says he thinks it's unlikely the next pope will be an american because the united states is considered the world's one great superpower. >>> a virginia family hoping and praying for the arrival of their little boy, a boy they already call their son. maxim right now lives 5,000 miles away in a russian orphanage. he's been there his entire 14 years. >> as andrea mccarren reports, he's one held hostage by an adoption ban posed last night. >> words can't describe how i feel. i told him today, max, you just cannot fathom how much we love you. >> maxim captured the hearts of diana and mill years ago when they met the boy on a church trip. they helped transform the orphanage into a better place to house children. >> no doubt at all, he's absolutely our son. >> abandoned as a baby, maxim has spent all 14 years in bleak russian orphanages. his stature may be small, but the wallens say his heart is huge. >> he had a spirit about him a lot of the children didn't have. he was smiling and happy, very curious, always wanted af
on a par with christianity, judaism or established religions? >> it seems like we're headed that way because of the freedom of religion. but the internal revenue service does not to my mind recognize wiccanism as a eligion and hasn't organized has a nonprofit. this is an excuse not to be a cannibal, an excuse for the students not a study and halloween at the mid term and a way to look at it. stuart: i think it's more than that. this is paganism making an entrance into the united states encouraged by our universities and the inability to make a moral judgment. you know, you're not allowed to make a moral judgment in america today. are you? oh, paganses, just fine, bring on board, we'll give you a holiday. >> 1% of americans say they're wiccans and goes against the work ethics, judeo-christian work ethics to say you don't have to study at university of missouri we'll let you not study during your wiccan holidays. stuart: i'll try to calm down. thank you for being with us. >> delighted. three big super rich personalities in the news. george soros, new secretary of state john kerry, and
religions, actual religions and i think that, look, there's ways that people can take days off for their special days. i think though that you're going to be looked at funny if you insist you need halloween off. i think it's insulting if you're a wiccan or a pagans and if you're an atheist or a pagans, if you're celebrating nature, an everyday experience. >> tucker: only a country too rich too long could be this frivolous and silly. the statements from the school, the information about the wiccan and pagans holidays, the statement says, has been in the guide since last fall. keep in mind this is not intended just for faculty, this is an informational guide for anyone across campus. letting you know. >> letting you know which days you can take. >> tucker: and christianity and comes down to-- >> i think that there's a rejection of tradition. i think this is again, not about elevating anyone else, it's about paganses and wiccans used for a political agenda to downgrade what's important to a majority of americans. i think that this is an anti-tradition action. i think paganses and
cause, one reason for being, the boston red sox. sports here is a religion, then its cathedral is fenway park. you can't come to boston without coming to fenway park. this place is so cool, one of the most iconic sporting venues in the world. >> that's the grown monster right there. isn't that weird? >> i can't take you anywhere. we have a new yorker here! >> covering 48 square miles and surrounded by a beautiful harbor, boston is a city of charm, a place where the past truly comes alive. it is a fabulous, fabulous city. coming up, we'll learn how to speak with a real boston accent, sample some chowder, right? first let's go back to new york where al has a check of the weather outside studio 1a. >> i can see in that shot there that they still have snow piles left. may get a little more this ir returning in minneapolis, it's 18, 23 in alpena, afternoon highs up to 15 degrees below normal. as we move into the weekend, we'll have lake-effect snow warnings and lake-effect snow watches from michigan all the way to western new york. snowfall amounts generally about 3 to 6 inches. 1 to 3 widesp
's an election, consisting of the cardinals, the religion, will meet in rome to decide on a new pope. that will happen before the end of march. again, there had been reports in the past couple of months that his health had been failing, that he had difficulty reading text, and he had in the past suggested if popes had problem in office with their health, that, in fact, that they should step down. he followed his own message. in fact, he will be stepping down less than eight years into his papacy. to show how historic this is, guys, the last time this happened was 600 years ago. that happened to be pope gregory in the year 1415. we just heard a press conference from vatican officials in the past ten minutes or so and they looked surprised. they said they got this information this morning. so secrecy is the name of the game in the vatican. benedict is his name. he is a german. he was a strong conservative. they called him the enforcer in the church prior to becoming a pope. the pope's rotweiler, referring to a dog, that's how he was referred to as well. the choice of ratzinger as pope
, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, that sort of thing. the fair labor standards act also requires that it be posted the minimum wage is $7.50 an hour, most people are aware of the laws. if i ask the average person, including students that come to my class, what are your rights under the national labor act, they don't have a clue. most don't know what a union is. workers have no idea what their rights are. one of the most controversial things the labor board has done finally they proposed a new rule that would require employers to post a notice, a large, one-page notice, that would define your basic rights thunder enational labor relations act just as we have for civil rights laws and the wage and hour laws. that's being challenge the one issue -- host: who is -- guest: employers are challenging that. the biggest publicity that's been generated didn't involve a board decision. they was boeing case, boeing decided to open a new manufacturing plant in south carolina. most of their work has historically been done in the seattle, washington, area and they've had a lot of work
then that they get bitter king to guns or religion or antipathy towards people who aren't like them, or anti-immigrant sentiment or antitrade center. as with a toy to explain their frustrations. >> the comments became a big part of the discussion on the left-right culture war. republicans were happy to publicize his comments, but these days they're terrified they might be losing the culture wars on some front, and they may well will. let's look at the grounds on gay marriage. once unthinkable, nine states and the district of columbia have legalized same-sex marriage either by court degree, legislative action or actual popular vote. and now illinois, delaware, and hawaii are also considering legalizing gay marriage, same-sex marriage. and the rights retreat on cultural issues extends to other areas as well. i'm joined by lauren ashburn, found over the daily download and a contributor to the daily beast. oftenly confused with hillary rodham clinton. but not politically. let me talk about this, because you're on the front all the time fighting for same-sex rights and gay rights generally. isn't
. >> it's not surprising then that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment >> same-sex marriage, either by court decree, legislative action or actual popular vote. now, illinois, delaware and hawaii are also considering legalizing gay marriage, same-sex marriage. and the right's retreat extends to other areas, as well. i'm joined by laura ashburn and a contributor to the daily beast, the human rights campaign. often confused with hillary rodham clinton. >>> let me talk about this, you're on the front all of the time fighting for same-sex rights and gay rights generally. isn't it odd that in a country where we've begun to shift dramatically in that direction -- more than acceptance. it's much more positive. it's just, okay, we'll go along with that. at the same time we have a country that still affects gun rights in so many communities. are they different communities? >> i think so. and there's a whole range of issues, you know, that we could talk about from reproductive rights to clim
discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, natural origin -- national origin. it requires notices to be posted telling you the minimum wage a few -- and you are entitled to a overtime. most are aware of the loss. if i were to ask the average person, what are your rights? they do not have a clue. they do not know what a union is mostly. as a result, workers have no result -- do not know what their rights are. the labor board proposed a new role that would require lawyers to post the notice to define your basic rights under the national relations act just as we do with the civil rights laws and the wage loss. that is being challenged. the biggest publicity that has been generated do not involve a poor decision. it was the bowling case. they decided to -- it was a boeing case. they wanted to open a plant in south carolina. they have had work stoppages. a charge was filed that they were cursing the -- kior sing sing unionan-- coer employees. the matter went before an administrative law judge. the charge was filed. he said let's issue a come plane so the administrative law judg
that in the industrialized world there is it a lot of people who don't stee the relevance of the religion and he wants to reenergize that faith. he started the uro faith . amms wrote a book evangelical of catholicism and calling for the church to deepen people's faith. janet? >> all right. thank you very much for the update. can you tell us about what comes next in the process? this pope had specific outreach, but what about the next one. you mentioned there may be interest in focusing on somebody to represent the different geoh, graphy. the process seems so secretive. >> i tomit give you ideas who may be in the top. it is important to understand the selection by what the church needs. if you go to the criteria and the church needs to reenergize. cardinal ravizi for culture. he's also the president of a different pontiffical commissions. he's leading the papal lenten retreat it is an honor to lead that retreat. two others had had . both went on to be the pope . cardinal schoola who is italian branch. they make up 25 percent of the cardinals and they center a big voting block . you can see cardinal ole
is an islamic convert with decades old connections to the most anti american vair currents of the religion. >> right. >> i will tell you i don't know if this is true or not. i will tell that you there is so much in john brennan's background that should be questioned that this is plausible. >> sharia law. >> if somebody makes a charge like that, shouldn't we explore it before putting him as the chief of all intelligence. >> maybe explore it before mouthing off about it. stephanie: go on the water slide in that crazy town you're building make sure it's operating correctly. >> he doesn't care, there are no rules in there no regulations come on. >> i have the softest apples in town. stephanie: 17 minutes after the hour. that concludes another rye outous right wing world. >> she puts the broad back in broadcasting. it's the "stephanie miller show." i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. ♪ >> announ
fellow religion, i want our people out of there. that is not right. i come over to our country and try to kill us. we need to stay over there and fight for our freedom. host: you bring up interesting points. basic idea we have in this country is that we get into wars, but we very rapidly lose the ability to support those wars, political perspective. we saw what happened in vietnam. if desert storm last longer, we would have seen the same thing there. we know what happened with iraqi freedom. you're looking at a nation that can go in, with a superb military capability, which her daughter is a part of, and it can make a lot of differences, but the problem you have is that you have a political situation where we cannot sustain a long- term deployment, 12-13 years in afghanistan over the long term. it has become america's longest war. economically, you look at how that works. the big problem that i have with the drawdown is perhaps related to what your saying -- you have to be very careful about what to tell the enemy. you have to have a negotiating position that gets you from the strength
of organized religion. but i love god. start the clock now. >> reporter: because it really is a game show, there are prizes. winning teams get $20,000 each episode. but there's $100,000 for the tournament champion. all prize money, however, goes to the winning team's charity of choice. [ cheers ] >> having a baby at the age of 90, memaw. just saying. nothing's out of the realm of possibility here. >> reporter: most pastors aren't as funny as foxworthy. he assured us he's not trying to compete in that arena. he knows his limitations. >> when i started hosting "fifth grader," people certainly thought i was smarter than i was, you know. and i would say, hey, if i didn't have the cards -- the shortest show on television. and now i'm doing this and people think, well, this guy has all the spiritual answers in the world. i'm like, no, i'm still the samsame idi idiot. still two decision was drywalling, you know. >> reporter: for "today," harry smith, los angeles. >>> let's head out to the plaza and check the weather from dylan. >> good morning, lester. good morning, everyone. you're from miami?
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at the university of missouri in columbia, missouri, that's according to the school's guide to religion. it's apparently designed to help the faculty so they won't plan homework and exams on those special days. >> brian: all right. 16 minutes before the top of the hour. it's one of the most significant and recognizable images of all time. i'm talking about five marines raising the flag on egee ma. it captured the world and years later made into a monument. >> alisyn: now for the first time ever, that monument is up for auction. anna kooiman is live at the war museum and joins us now. hi, anna. >> good morning to you. good morning to everybody at home. it is five marines, but all one navy corpsman. this statue will take your breath away. five tons. it's 20 feet tall when you consider the flag in there. joined by the auctioneer, this is greg. good morning to you. >> good morning. how are you? >> fantastic. you expect this thing to go between 1.3 and $1.8 million, but it could go even higher. >> you never know. all it takes is two people to bid the piece up and exceed our high estimate. we thi
. was there any idea in your mind that he was motivated by religion and-- >> no doubt. in our training in the military. we're taught before a jihadist would perform their act. that's one of the things they say, god is great. that's their motivating piece to give them the imaging to perform any devious act they're going to perform. >> you say you want to make sure that the mistakes that led to this tragedy never happened again. and so what do you want to see happen? >> well, the individuals that were in charge of major hassan when he was at walter reed need to be held accountable, not by a lateral transfer from one department or one division to another. they need to be held accountable by showing dereliction of duty not stepping up and doing his job. the second thing. we need to have better lines of communications between all the federal services, the fbi and others were tracking major hassan and tonight let d 0 d did not let them know. and dod didn't let the fbi or homeland security the issues they were having this guy. >> alisyn: problems. >> tucker: yes, they are. sergeant, thank you
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